Putnam High School

Putnam High School serves 299 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Putnam High School operates within the Putnam School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 299 students
Putnam High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Putnam High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Putnam High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.77. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Putnam High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Putnam High School American Indian (1991-2012)
Asian
n/a
4%
Putnam High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
6%
20%
Putnam High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
13%
Putnam High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
61%
Putnam High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Putnam High School Sch Ethnicity Putnam High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.77
Putnam High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
30%
Putnam High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Putnam High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,258 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Putnam School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,258 1,845
Putnam   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Putnam   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $29 MM
Putnam   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $28 MM
Putnam   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,940 $15,687
Putnam   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,213 $15,388
Putnam   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Helping Hands High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Putnam Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Putnam Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Putnam Putnam Middle School
    35 Wicker St
    Putnam , CT , 06260
    (860)963-6920
    0.1  mi  |  288  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Putnam Putnam Elementary School
    33 Wicker St
    Putnam , CT , 06260
    (860)963-6925
    0.2  mi  |  667  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Putnam Helping Hands High School
    Special Education School
    32 Newport Ave
    Putnam , CT , 06260
    (860)963-6926
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  12
  • Woodstock Woodstock Middle School
    147 Route 169
    Woodstock , CT , 06281
    (860)963-6575
    2.1  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Woodstock Woodstock Elementary School
    24 Frog Pond Rd
    Woodstock , CT , 06281
    (860)928-0471
    2.8  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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